North Carolina Solid Waste Enforcement 
Officers Association

Winter Workshop Series

NCSWEOA will have a series of virtual workshops in January 2021. There will be three workshops, over the course of three days, from January 20-22. Registration for the workshop series is $25 for NCSWEOA members and $35 for non-members.

See below for more details and to register.

Investigative Techniques          

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 10:00 am to Noon

Speaker: William “Dewey” Galloway, Assistant Special Agent in Charge, Drug Diversion & Environmental Crimes Unit, North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation

Summary: Agent Galloway will share his experience and insights into environmental crimes and enforcement strategies. He will cover the basic investigative techniques used by sworn law enforcement officers responsible for conducting investigations related to environmental crimes. The presentation will include steps for conducting an investigation, documentation of investigative activity, collection of evidence, and the preparation and organization of a case file.

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Bio: Dewey Galloway is currently assigned as the Assistant Special Agent in Charge in the Drug Diversion and Environmental Crimes Unit of the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation (SBI). His area of responsibility includes the western portion of the state. Agent Galloway graduated from Pembroke State University and was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in the US Army. He was deployed to Kuwait in 2004 in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. His background includes 10 years as an officer with the Gaston County Police Department and more than 10 years with the SBI. Agent Galloway is married with two children and enjoys hunting and exercising.

Career Survival

Thursday, January 21, 2021 10:00 am to Noon

Speaker: Timothy Fuss, Director of Continuing Education Law Enforcement Programs, Cape Fear Community College

Summary: A veteran speaker for NCSWEOA training events, Tim will focus on a topic that should be top of the mind for all enforcement officers: career survival. The presentation will cover the basics of career survival and how to perform while on duty. He will discuss justifications for ethical behavior, how to resolve any ethical dilemma, and will also explore the ramifications of behaving unethically. Workshop participants will have the opportunity to pose questions and situations for discussion.

Bio: Timothy L. Fuss is a 22-year veteran of law enforcement, previously serving as a lieutenant with the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office. His background includes service in the detention, detective, background investigation/recruitment and public information sectors of law enforcement. Tim has been a speaker for the American Society of Criminology and the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences and has written articles for several national and international law enforcement publications. He currently is the Director of Continuing Education Law Enforcement Programs for Cape Fear Community College and serves as School Director for the Detention Officer Certification Course and General Instructor. Mr. Fuss holds Law Enforcement, Detention and General Instructor certifications in North Carolina. He is also certified by the American Heart Association as a CPR Instructor and mostly recently by the Verbal Judo Institute as a Verbal Instructor. Mr. Fuss is a graduate of University of North Carolina Wilmington with a BA in Criminal Justice and a MPA in Public Administration.

The Basics about Human Trafficking: Recognizing Potential Indicators

Friday, January 22, 2021 10:00 am to Noon 

Speakers: Margaret Henderson, School of Government, University of North Carolina

Nancy Hagan, North Carolina Human Trafficking Commission, North Carolina Judicial Branch

Summary: Margaret and Nancy will provide information about sex and labor trafficking, including what it is, how it can show up differently across communities, and how staff might see the indicators of the twenty-five business models traffickers employ. Enforcement officers will be able to have this information to look for signs of this activity during field operations and learn how to report any suspicious circumstances. 

Bios: Margaret Henderson joined the School of Government in 1999. Her current responsibilities include teaching in the School’s Master of Public Administration program, facilitating public meetings, and assisting local governments to address human trafficking. As director of the Public Intersection Project, she researches and communicates strategies that strengthen cross-sector working relationships for more effective public problem solving. In facilitation work, she specializes in the practical implications of managing cross-organizational collaborations, community programs, and nonprofit organizations. 

Nancy Hagan joined the North Carolina Human Trafficking Commission as the Coordinator of Training and Technical Assistance in June 2020. In that capacity, she works with the Executive Director to plan and conduct training around human trafficking to a wide array of partners and communities locally, statewide, and nationally. Nancy came to the Commission after three years as a Senior Human Trafficking Analyst with Project No Rest, a grant funded anti-human trafficking initiative based at the UNC-CH School of Social Work. Prior to that, she worked for twenty years in direct service and program development at a community-based organization in rural North Carolina. She has expertise in the identification, awareness, and response to both sex and labor trafficking, with a particular focus on the labor trafficking of vulnerable people who are foreign nationals.

Continuing Education Units

NCSWANA units (CEUs) are available for each workshop. Attendees can receive 2 CEUs per workshop for a total of 6 CEUs. CEU forms will be provided to attendees.

Registered Environmental Health Specialists CEUs are available for each workshop CEUs. Attendees can receive 2 CEUs per workshop for a total of 6 CEUs. Information about how to receive credit will be shared during each workshop. 

To have your workshop attendance considered for CEUs by some national credential organizations, members must complete the appropriate Request Form from the accrediting organization's website, attach a copy of the workshop program summary, and follow the online instructions provided to submit it.


Registration is closed for this event. Those who registered will receive an email with the Zoom details to log into each workshop. 

If you have any trouble finding that email or logging in please contact Shannon Culpepper at or 919-545-7874.


NCSWEOA is a 501(c)(4) non-profit organization. PO Box 134 Terrell, NC 28682-0134

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